History

HDB flats built in 1970s had corridors over 300m: How did long common corridors become unpopular?

A short exploration of long common HDB corridors in Singapore.

November 10, 2021, 08:53 PM

'I cannot bear to let go': Final days of 90-year Tan Hock Seng bakery filled with reluctant goodbyes

One of the last few independent, traditional pastries shops.

October 30, 2021, 04:16 PM

Why S'pore rejected the central bank system when introducing the S'pore dollar in 1967

A decision that underlined Singapore's commitment to the values of thrift and industry.

October 09, 2021, 11:25 AM

PM Lee commemorates 70th anniversary of Lee Kuan Yew being called to S'pore Bar

He was called to the Bar on Aug. 7, 1951.

August 08, 2021, 05:31 PM

30 years of racial quotas in HDB estates & blocks later, do we still need the Ethnic Integration Policy?

Mothership Explains: After three decades of the Ethnic Integration Policy, is it time to abolish or tweak it? We look at how it started and the issues surrounding it.

July 09, 2021, 09:01 AM

2 historic shipwrecks discovered in S'pore, rare & unique artefacts from 1300s & 1700s found

The artefacts will be exhibited at the National Heritage Board museums from end-2021.

June 16, 2021, 11:04 PM

Iconic Maris Stella school gate won't be destroyed until new replica constructed

Previously, it had been announced that it would be demolished after May 31.

May 15, 2021, 07:37 PM

Nostalgic photos show how Ramadan was celebrated at Kampong Gelam in the 1980s

Those were the days.

April 28, 2021, 06:57 PM

McDonald's Queensway in Japanese-themed garden is most picturesque fast food outlet in S'pore

Even otters know this place.

April 16, 2021, 02:18 AM

Massive bungalow built in 1938 in heart of Orchard left to rot, now likely worth S$500 million

Caught in a 40-year legal battle.

March 16, 2021, 04:25 AM